The median annual salary for a Test Manager was - in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Manager
North West / Cheshire
Rank - 100 112
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 0 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire - 0.15% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.16% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 11
Median salary - - £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1036 1243 1689
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 97.00% 95.62% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 846 1059 1294
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire that featured Test Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Test Manager in Cheshire

Test Manager
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Manager in Cheshire.

Salary trend for Test Manager in Cheshire

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 2 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Test Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management

Test Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy